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4 hrs ago |

The Four-Word Joke That Had a College Student Facing Five Conduct...

UPDATE : FIRE announced on Thursday that the University of Oregon has "dropped the unconstitutional conduct charges it filed against a student based on a four-word joke wholly protected by the First Amendment."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News

8 hrs ago | MedlinePlus

Concussion Recovery

Athletes who return to action within 60 days of a concussion may experience significant regression in their recovery.


12 hrs ago | The Horse

What We Can Learn from Horses' Evolving Tooth Enamel

The evolution of the horse, from prehistoric times to the modern-day show ring, reflects a changing environment and increasing human intervention.


Related Topix: Wisdom Teeth, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Sherwood elections: Butterfield running again, former city manager and others enter the race

The Sherwood City Council meets twice a month at City Hall. Eleven candidates are vying for three seats this year.


Related Topix: Portland State University

Competitor Magazine

Workout of the Week: Pre's 30-40 Workout

Almost 40 years after his death, the late Steve Prefontaine continues to inspire legions of American runners who aim to emulate his brash competitiveness, trademark toughness and fearless racing style.


The Oregonian

The Oregon women are No. 2 and the men are No. 3 in the first USTFCCCA cross country...

The University of Oregon women are ranked second in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assocation's Division I preseason cross country rankings.


Tue Aug 26, 2014

Huntington News

Book Review: 'Rumble': Ellen Hopkins Returns with Young...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Rumble': Ellen Hopkins Returns with Young Adult Novel in Verse That Lays Bare Virtually Every form of Social Problem, Family Dysfunction If there's a social problem or addiction that isn't dealt with in "Rumble" , Ellen Hopkins' young adult novel set in the greater Eugene, Oregon area, I was hard pressed to find it.


Related Topix: Electronic, Eugene, OR, Cottage Grove, OR

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Harassment Charges for Student Who... Told Joke [Gasp!]

No joke: A University of Oregon student was charged with five separate code-of-conduct violations for shouting a kind of funny, vaguely inappropriate four-word phrase out the window of a campus dormitory.


Pullman, Palouse gets ready to host Portland State, University of Oregon in football (links)

Headed for the Palouse to watch some football this September? Here are some things to see and do while visiting Pullman, Wash., to watch the Portland State Vikings play the Cougars of Washington State University in Martin Stadium on Sept.


Related Topix: Palouse, WA, Portland State University, Pullman, WA, Travel

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Oregonian

Oregon State, Reed are Oregon's best colleges, Washington Monthly says

Oregon State University ranks above the University of Oregon and Portland State University, but far below the University of Washington, in Washington Monthly's college rankings for 2014.


Related Topix: Oregon State University, University of Washington, Portland State University, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, OR


Bedroom Rockstars: How Peter Hollens Got A Major Record Deal Without Ever Leaving Home

"My fan base knows I'm a geeky guy," YouTube star Peter Hollens joked to me over Skype.


Related Topix: Shenandoah, Country, Dance

Concerts, classes, art and car shows: Things to do in Clackamas County and SW Portland

On the Rocks, an entertaining male A'capella group from the University of Oregon, will perform Wednesday at Meinig Memorial Park in Sandy.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, Clackamas County, OR, Oregon, Sandy, OR, Aurora, OR

The Arbiter

Boise State rebrands to keep a competitive edge

Nike is known for its swoosh; the University of Oregon is renowned for their giant "O" and flashy uniforms; Texas is known for its signature Hook 'em Horns.


Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Star Online

Older people perform better in the morning, study finds

When tested in the morning, at their peak period of alertness, seniors activated the same brain regions used to focus attention and tune out distractions as 19 to 30 year olds, researchers found.


Economic Principals

Nobel SA1 4d: the Afterglow

Organizations extend their influence by involving the young. Science fairs , the Model United Nations , central banking competitions for college students: all are designed to encourage young leaders eager to succeed.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Angela Merkel

Pensacola News Journal

Engagements: Jonathan Terhaar & Elizabeth Chapman

The groom-to-be is the son of Tony and Linda Terhaar, of Pensacola, Florida. He is a graduate of Washington High and the University of West Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science and Communications.


Related Topix: Hood River, OR, University of West Florida, Troutdale, OR, Newport, OR

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Medical News Today

Oregon study of returning concussed athletes reveals recovery reversal

When are athletes who have suffered concussions ready to return to action? A new University of Oregon study has found that high school athletes who head back on the field with medical clearance within 60 days experience a significant regression in their abilities to simultaneously walk and do simple mental tasks.


Related Topix: Medicine

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

Why Poets Get M.F.A.s: M.F.A. Update 2014

Let's take it as a given that no one studies poetry for the money and fame, or at least not just for the money and fame.


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry

University of Oregon student wins Pensole footwear design competition

The shoe designed by Stefan Cristobal, with materials and coloring by Lindsey Johnson, emerged from a field of 30 competitors to win the 2014 Pensole World Sneaker Championship.


The Newberg Graphic

SHS counselor fights brain tumor for past 11 years and pushes on - Friday, 22 August 2014 01:00

When the new school year kicks off this month, probably no one at Sherwood High School will be happier to be back than counselor Jeneva Rose.


Related Topix: Health, Brain Cancer, Salem, OR, Monmouth, OR, Western Oregon University